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Photo ID: 746718

In 1964, the Nickel Plate Road was absorbed into the Norfolk & Western empire. Fourteen years later, many of its cars were still roaming the nation’s rail system. Here a classic offset-side two ba... (more)

Railroad: Nickel Plate Road
Locomotive: Hopper Car
Location: Weirton, West Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: NKP 64326
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 21, 1978


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Aug 30, 2020

Views: 7,828
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Photo ID: 746563

New Jersey’s fifteen-mile-long Rahway Valley was another short line that took advantage of the ICC incentive per diem boxcar rates of the late 1970’s. By the mid-1980’s, the rules were again chang... (more)

Railroad: Lake Erie, Franklin & Clarion Railroad
Locomotive: 50' Boxcar
Location: East Penn Junction, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: LEF 2022
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: September 01, 1986


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Aug 29, 2020

Views: 5,442
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Favorited: 10
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Photo ID: 746543

With more letters in its name than miles in its route, the Lake Erie Franklin and Clarion Railroad joined the per-diem boxcar craze of the late 1970’s. Here one of those cars passes through Allent... (more)

Railroad: Lake Erie, Franklin & Clarion Railroad
Locomotive: 50' Boxcar
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: LEF 1218
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: April 28, 1979


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Aug 28, 2020

Views: 5,488
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 746476

J. R. Simplot invested in a fleet of cryogenic reefers in the late 1980’s to move frozen commodities. These cars were cooled by liquid carbon dioxide that was slowly released inside the car, creat... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Cryogenic Reefer
Location: Fogelsville, Pennsylvania, USA
Locomotive #: JRSX 5034
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 28, 1988


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By: Doug Lilly

Added: Aug 28, 2020

Views: 4,216
Comments: 1

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 746353

An up close and personal view shows the loading process as mine run C612 inches along at less than a mile per hour loading its train with Kentucky black diamonds.

Railroad: CSX Transportation (CSXT)
Locomotive: GE AC4400CW
Location: Tejay, Kentucky, USA
Locomotive #: CSXT 74
Train ID: CSX C612-29
Photo Date: February 29, 2020


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By: Will Jordan

Added: Aug 26, 2020

Views: 6,852
Comments: 1

Favorited: 26


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Photo ID: 745684

FedEx Ground trailers speed eastbound on a BNSF intermodal train on Montana Rail link’s Second Subdivision at Elton, Montana, on the morning of June 24, 2020. The rugged Absaroka Range mountains d... (more)

Railroad: TTX Leasing
Locomotive: flat car
Location: Elton, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: TTAX 556793
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 24, 2020


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Aug 20, 2020

Views: 5,950
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 745575

Wonder how the flour and sugar for your bread and Twinkies gets to the bakery? Believe it or not, oftentimes by rail! An airslide hopper with lettering for Hostess products is seen passing throu... (more)

Railroad: GATX
Locomotive: Covered Hopper
Location: Hammond, Indiana, USA
Locomotive #: GACX 48355
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May 02, 1981


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By: Sam Beck collection

Added: Aug 19, 2020

Views: 7,909
Comments: 1

Favorited: 35
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Photo ID: 745423

A pair of faded N&W boxcars still remain present, on the outskirts of Downtown Richlands, Virginia as of 2020.

Railroad: Norfolk & Western
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Richlands, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 14, 2020


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By: James Gentry

Added: Aug 18, 2020

Views: 6,942
Comments: 4

Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 745421

B&SR 2-foot gauge tank car. Spotted on the ramp track in the WW&F Museum's Sheepscot Yard is the only remaining, 2-foot gauge tank car that's still intact. Built in 1903 by Maine's Portlan... (more)

Railroad: Bridgton & Saco River Railroad
Locomotive: Narrow Gauge Tank Car
Location: Alna, Maine, USA
Locomotive #: B&SR 14
Train ID: None
Photo Date: August 08, 2020


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Aug 17, 2020

Views: 4,695
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Favorited: 14
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Photo ID: 745296

Did you know, Auto Train is the longest passenger train in the world? It's longer than the Empire State building is tall. It also happens to be the only Amtrak train where you can bring your vehi... (more)

Railroad: Amtrak
Locomotive: Auto Carrier
Location: Lorton, Virginia, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: February, 2019


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By: Matt Donnelly

Added: Aug 16, 2020

Views: 8,973
Comments: 1

Favorited: 13


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Photo ID: 745192

The conductor on Kopper Glo mine run 787 steps off the train before a cut of empties is shoved through the loadout before being filled with black diamonds.

Railroad: Norfolk Southern
Locomotive: N/A
Location: Clairfield, Tennessee, USA
Locomotive #: Unknown
Train ID: NS 787
Photo Date: April, 2020


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By: Will Jordan

Added: Aug 16, 2020

Views: 1,768
Comments: 0

Favorited: 11
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Photo ID: 745175

The rear of a westbound BNSF unit coke train works out of Austin, Montana, while climbing Montana Rail Link’s Mullan Pass west of Helena on the morning of June 26, 2020. Above the rear DPU, anothe... (more)

Railroad: BNSF Railway
Locomotive: GE ES44DC
Location: Austin, Montana, USA
Locomotive #: BNSF 7899
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: June 26, 2020


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Aug 15, 2020

Views: 1,653
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Favorited: 4
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Photo ID: 744482

I could not find anything about this tiny switcher sitting in a small industry south of Johnstown, Colorado. The locomotive is lettered J&E Railroad #2771. The tiny engine is dwarfed by the ex. B... (more)

Railroad: Untitled
Locomotive: Unknown
Location: Johnstown, Colorado, USA
Locomotive #: J&E 2771
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: May, 2020


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By: Jason Cary

Added: Aug 08, 2020

Views: 8,772
Comments: 3

Favorited: 18
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Photo ID: 744052

Everything is not A-Okay with this 50' box car! AOK 473311 lost its door when this load shifted and the rolled paper is on the verge of falling out. UP 7491 east was notified of the shifted load w... (more)

Railroad: Arkansas & Oklahoma Railroad
Locomotive: 50' Box Car
Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
Locomotive #: AOK 473311
Train ID: Unknown
Photo Date: August 01, 2020


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By: James R Doughty

Added: Aug 02, 2020

Views: 9,331
Comments: 2

Favorited: 12
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Photo ID: 743974

Union Pacific autorack No. ETTX No. 801625 is in the final process of being rebuilt at the railroad’s car shop at De Soto, Missouri, on September 28, 2011. After painting and lettering of the fini... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: autorack
Location: De Soto, Missouri, USA
Locomotive #: ETTX 801625
Train ID: n/a
Photo Date: September 28, 2011


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By: Mike Danneman

Added: Aug 01, 2020

Views: 6,272
Comments: 0

Favorited: 15
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